Ethics and Professional Conduct for Washington CPAs 2019

Course Description:
This four-hour course is designed to meet the four-hour Ethics CPE requirement for Washington State CPAs as outlined by the Washington State Board of Accountancy.  This course covers the Washington State Public Accountancy Act and the Board’s rules and policies.  It also discusses the AICPA Code of Conduct and the key differences between Washington State law and the AICPA Code of Conduct. This course helps students understand the statutes and rules that apply to Washington State CPAs and how to apply them in their professional lives.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • understand the Public Accountancy Act of Washington State
  • understand the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) as they pertain to CPAs
  • apply statutes and rules to your professional life
    understand how the AICPA code of Conduct pertains to your professional life
  • understand the differences between the AICPA Professional Code of Conduct and Washington State law

Prerequisites: None



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